Watch the full film on the
Welcome to Fandor. Watch thousands of award-winning films online. ×

Lumumba2001

  • 3.8
Made in the tradition of such true-life political thrillers as MALCOLM X and JFK, Raoul Peck’s award-winning epic dramatizes the rise and fall of legendary African leader Patrice Lumumba. When the Congo declared its independence from Belgium in 1960, the 36-year-old Lumumba became the first Prime Minister of the newly independent state but would last just months in office before being brutally assassinated.

Copy embed code

×

Member Reviews (3)

0a80499025fb3623eef491fc2d24e0d4?default=https%3a%2f%2fd3uc4wuqnt61m1.cloudfront.net%2fassets%2favatars%2ffemale%2favatar f 0007
top reviewer

The lead actor is this historical drama is amazing to watch. I think this film is mis-categorized as action/adventure.

2.small
top reviewer

Thanks, agree with your comment and we've corrected the genre categorization.

61a133f1ee9d3117ca9618d8500b20fc?default=https%3a%2f%2fd3uc4wuqnt61m1.cloudfront.net%2fassets%2favatars%2fmale%2favatar m 0057
top reviewer

Viewers who have visited Brazzaville will appreciate the earlier verson of airport architecture captured in the film, a brief relaxation of focus on an intense African post-colonial nightmare.

An interesting production. The script is lacking in dealing with character development yet this may have been absent due to the emphasis on action. Worth viewing.